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Introduction to Semantics

Code: 130835
ECTS: 5.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Ivana Petrović
Lecturers: doc. dr. sc. Ivana Petrović - Seminar
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Seminar 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
The course introduces students to the basic concepts and methods in the study of meaning in language. It focuses on both semantics (conventional meaning) and pragmatics (interactional meaning). Throughout the semester, students will be introduced to topics such as types of meaning, lexical semantics, sense relations, deixis, implicatures, politeness theory, speech acts, etc.
  1. Cruse, Alan: Meaning in Language: An Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics
  2. Riemer, Nick: Introducing Semantics
Optional literature:
  1. Saeed, John I.: Semantics
5. semester
Mandatory course - Regular studij - English Language and Literature
Consultations schedule: